Cindi Olwell is a 17-year media veteran and recognized top sales performer who's held key roles at leading Educational, B2C, and B2B media organizations. Cindi is the Western Account Manager for Fruit Growers News, Hemp Production News, National Nut Grower, Organic Grower, and Vegetable Growers News. Her sales territory includes AZ, CA, OR, and WA.
For over two decades, Greg has continued to focus on meeting the needs and expectations of business owners, advertising agencies, media professionals and Fortune 500 companies. He has proudly served the specialty agriculture market, with Great American Media Services, since 2007.
Gerry Bogdon has over 20 years of experience serving specialty agriculture with creative, comprehensive marketing plans and solutions. He prides himself on being responsive to the audience and clients' needs of Fruit Growers News, Vegetable Growers News, Spudman, Produce Processing, Organic Grower and National Nut Grower.
Gary Pullano, editor of Fruit Growers News, Vegetable Growers News and National Nut Grower, is a provider of quality journalism to the specialty crops industry and all of its ancillary interests. With a degree in journalism from Michigan State University, Gary is an active thought leader in an ever-changing and vital business sector for the specialty agriculture industry throughout North America and beyond.
As the managing editor for Organic Grower and associate editor of Fruit Growers News and Vegetable Growers News, Stephen took his lifelong interest in agriculture to pursue a degree in communication with a journalism emphasis where he enjoys meeting, researching and bringing growers stories to life. He often finds a good story at the point where growers may be able to mitigate risk and improve their farm operations through access to tools, products, or to research on the best growing techniques.
Crystal is the Western editor for the specialty agriculture publications, including Vegetable Growers News, Fruit Growers News, Organic Grower and National Nut Grower, where she specializes in content focused on tree nuts. As a long-time content writer, she's covered a variety of topics across several industries, and finds that her timely place in agriculture puts her in a unique position to help bridge the gap between current research and long-held growing practices.
Eric is an experienced graphic designer, who has worked in print and digital design for nearly a decade. His work is driven by a strong belief in design as a problem-solving tool, as a way of recognizing and forming relationships between ideas and reality, and as a method for improving the connections between people and the products they use.
Kristina has 11 years of experience in art direction, graphic design and brand development. Her love for building and shaping brands has landed her seven national advertising awards. She thrives on connecting people and brands through design, technology and data.
Jess brings a creative writing degree and over a decade of professional writing experience to the team. As a career marketer with a background in the design world, she works with clients to make their brand stories stand out. Her specialties are thought leadership, compelling descriptive language, technical details and marketing strategy.
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Becky is an audience insight expert, having working in audience development for more than 13 years. She has a vast amount of experience with the various audiences across print and digital platforms. Becky and her team dig into our entire data platform and, based on the client’s needs, provide them with a target audience for the best performance possible.
Stephanie has more than 15 years of experience in marketing and events with a demonstrated history of success in the trade show and publishing industries. With her diverse skills in event management, digital and email marketing, audience development, social media and branding, she is an essential part of our team.
Kim has 20 years of experience in journalism and marketing. With degrees in journalism and anthropology and a master's degree in integrated marketing communications, she believes in the power of storytelling and information to create connections and bring people together. Her specialty is in combining data and heart to build a compelling brand story, and she loves working with clients to set a unique marketing strategy to drive their businesses forward.